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killed in a blast in the turkish capital outside the u.s. embassy. smoke has been seen from the side entrance of the building. we will get the latest from the scene. a motorway bridge collapses in china, where a truck packed with fireworks exploded. in mexico city, 25 people have been killed in an explosion at the state oil company. rescuers are trying to help the many that were trapped. can australian do enough to stop the united nations from stripping the great barrier reef of its world heritage status? also, looking at what's happening in business news. and jobs in the usa. >> the american economy is shrinking. employment, hoping for 160,000 new jobs to have been created. we will get the manufacturing reports later today as well. >> its 12 noon in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 2:00 in the afternoon in turkey. if we start with breaking news. there's been an explosion in front of the u.s. embassy in turkey and one person has been killed. there's no indication as to what caused the explosion in a neighborhood that's home to a number of foreign missions. let's get the latest from o
of hacking attacks on u.s. infrastructure according to an american u.s. computer security specialists. australians this -- australian swimming in the dock. lack of strong leadership. also, we take a look at what is happening in business. dell could be going private? >> absolutely. they are going to be talking about their earnings later on, but shareholders at the moment saying that there is a glitch in the system and it does not add up. it is -- >> it is 12:00 noon here, 7:00 a.m. in london, and in south africa different stories have been appearing in court. he broke down crying after hearing the story of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. the prosecutor told the court that he had got up from bed, put on his prosthetic legs, walked to the bathroom and shot his crow friend through the door. with the latest details, here is naomi. >> oscar pistorius was in court today. the pair lived decathlete sobbed into his hands as he listened to the arguments about whether he should get bail. prosecutors gave more detail of what they say happened last night. they'll age that -- they allege
, it was confirmed by u.s. officials about this mega-merger deal of a $11 billion between u.s. air was -- airways and american airlines. american airlines and a rival u.s. airways have merged. it is officials. the deal creates the biggest carrier by passenger numbers but is this really the end of an era for american carriers? both airlines have a long history, in particular american airlines because it started out as american airways back in 1930 after a merger of several holding companies. for american, it had its darkest day on september 11, 2001. it lost two of its aircraft to hijackers. as late as 2011, american airlines and a few others filed for bankruptcy protection. dayy is a valentine's marriage with u.s. airways makes the new entity the biggest airline in the world, 900 planes, 3200 flights every single day, and 100,000 employees and the experts have been telling me that all of this is good news for air travelers. >> there should be benefits to the customer and hopefully service will start to improve and you will be able to go between two cities easier. hopefully this will be beneficial
, the credit rating agencies may have to pay the piper. the u. s. government says it will sue -- u.s. government says it will sue standard & poor's for taking on high-risk reddit ratings -- four it's high-risk -- for its high-risk credit ratings in 2007. it is midday in london, 6:0 zero in dhaka, and 5:30 -- 6:00 in dhkaka. the horrific rape in december has been reported about on " gmt." it led to a great deal of soul- searching about how this nation of more than one billion people treats women. at this specially convened, fast-track court, the first of the prosecution's witnesses. he is understood to be the victim's male friend, with her when she was attacked. over the weekend, president pragmatically signed -- president prem at mukherjee -- pranab mukherjee signed a new law. i realize there are lots of reporting restrictions. what do we actually know about the events in court today? >> as you mentioned, only one witness took the stand. he was the key prosecution witness, the male friend of the young woman who was gang raped and then murdered last december. he was brought here in a
to confirm the incident or give any explanation for the chinese actions, but already the u.s. government is expressing its concern, calling on beijing to avoid actions that could undermine the peace and stability of the region. bbc news, tokyo. >> tensions there, over the east china sea. the french prime minister has said that there is a real war going on in mali, with more clashes against the hottest groups. his comments come after reports that french led forces have killed several hundred met -- several hundred militants since last month to help the forces regain the north of the country. we are joined by our correspondent, andrew party. new clashes on the outskirts suggest that the conflict is moving into a new phase? >> they could do, yes. we do not know the details of these clashes. we understand that she hottest groups have been firing rockets that these forces in the area. we do not know the scale of the fighting, but as you say, it suggests the start of a possible new phase. it is the first real sign we have seen of what could be a guerrilla campaign that everyone has suggested t
unusual wildlife. also in the program, jamie has a look at the world of business. >> the u.s. markets regulator has told us that libor training and job -- trading should be scrapped altogether. that after all the scandals involving these banks, it simply does not work anymore. ♪ >> is 12:00 noon in london, 7:00 a.m. in london, 2:00 in the afternoon in south africa, where oscar pistorius is back in court for a third day. his lawyers are filing an application for bail as they await trial. after days of claims and counterclaims, there has been another revelation. turns out that this man is himself facing attempted murder charges. nick has the details. >> one of the world's most famous athlete enters court on the third day of his bail hearing. uncertain how the twist in the case could change his chances for custody. under pressure, this man has been revealed to be facing attempted murder charges. >> it came to light yesterday that the prosecution made the decision to charge the investigating officer and the other officers. this happened when the members tried to stop a minibus and fired
other nations opposed to this, the u.s. in particular, of course, saying that the chinese government is particularly opposed to this act. i think that what is important is to note that china's reason for opposing the action are very different from those in the west -- in the west, where political and moral considerations often come into play, china is less squeamish about totalitarianism or political prison camps, for example. what they fear most is instability, which is why they have been opposed to this nuclear test and why their statements are as strongly worded as they are. china is once again likely to impact any sanctions. they may support a toughening of sanctions on military issues and the exports of luxury goods, but they are not likely to want to do anything that brings serious harm to the north korean economy, because what they fear more than anything else is instability and, ultimately, collapse. >> china is a key provider of oil for north korea. if they so wish they could stop supplying that and really pulled the rug out from under north korea's feet. >> exactly. china i
. >> the japanese yen has continued its slide against the u.s. dollar today. they were not following a lack of restraint against the japanese authorities. it was thought the central bankers meeting over the weekend were calling for governments to stop taking action to weaken their currencies, but the final communique out of japan is criticism over the recent weakness. let's have a quick look to see how european markets are fairing. as we can see, a mixture across the board. being led lower by weaker mining stocks, all of it being affected by the equities there being closed for presidents day. that is all for me. i will be back with a bit more. >> thank you very much. the latest headlines from bbc news, david cameron promises to make it easier for indian students to trade and study in the uk as he kicks off his tour of mumbai. hugo chavez from -- announcing his return to the country after cancer surgery. the bbc has apologized for any disruption that has been caused to the broadcast today as some members of the national union of journalists have walked out in protest against compulsory redun
.u. summit, which is all about setting out the budget for the e.u.'s future. aum i think we sometimes tend to see this as being not an open figures, but i think this one is very important because of the possibility they might cut the budget for the first time in their history. in many ways, it's the end of an era, the end of an idea of a limitless expansion of the european union. the events being long and torturous. e.u. leaders have been going through the night as to try to agree as the next seven years, and it looks like a cut could be on the cards. this would be the first time, as i say, in its history. sums of money being proposed according to reports. leaders are closing in on agreement to set spending at around 9 0 billion euros, just short of that figure. some 275 euros a year for every living taxpayer in the european union. a massive 370 billion euros, about 40% of this entire budget, earmarked for subsidies to farmers and a fisherman. that pits them against the nations in southern and eastern europe who are the main beneficiaries. here's the latest from brussels. >> there are win
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